ASA Announces 2014 Board, Initiatives
March 13, 2014—The Automotive Service Association (ASA) swore in its new board members and set its goals for the coming year at its annual business meeting March 6 in Kansas City, Kan.
“The board has worked very hard to move the association forward while supporting our membership and the industry,” said Darrell Amberson of operations LaMettry’s Collision in Minneapolis, who will serve his second term as ASA chairman. “We eagerly begin our 2014 term with some specific goals in mind, and we’re prepared to focus on these initiatives to meet or surpass each one.”
Some of the association’s goals for the term include: purchasing a new headquarters building; enhancing its legislative efforts, including strengthening the ASA PAC and more involvement in insurance regulation; elevating member involvement and inspiring individuals to consider association leadership; growing membership and continuing to work closely with affiliated associations; and enhancing ASA’s training resources.
The new board officially began its term at the close of the meeting. In addition to Amberson, the following industry professionals were sworn in that day:
- Ron Nagy, AAM, Nagy’s Collision Centers, Orville, Ohio, immediate past chairman
- Donny Seyfer, AAM, Seyfer Automotive Inc., Wheat Ridge, Colo., chairman-elect
- Gary Keyes, AAM, E&M Motors Inc., Stuart, Fla., general director
- Dan Stander, AAM, Fix Auto Highlands Ranch, Littleton, Colo., Collision Division director
- Roy Schnepper, AAM, Butler’s Collision Inc., Roseville, Mich., secretary/treasurer
- Bob Wills, AAM, Wills Auto Service, Battle Creek, Mich., Mechanical Division director
- Bill Moss, AAM, EuroService Automotive Inc., Warrenton, Va., general director
- Dan Risley, ASA executive director, also serves on the ASA board of directors in an ex-officio capacity